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5 things to know as the Tour de France hits London

LONDON (AP) — It may be as French as camembert, but the Tour de France is coming to London. Almost 200 speeding cyclists are set to race past the city's greatest landmarks, from the Tower of London to the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014

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Simon's pitching key as Reds snap slump

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two unexpected heroes keyed the Cincinnati Reds' move to catch the division leaders.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Kittel wins 1st stage of Tour de France

HARROGATE, England (AP) — Marcel Kittel of Germany won the first stage of the Tour de France in a crash-marred bunch sprint in front of royalty in the English countryside on Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Tomlin roughed up in 7-1 loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — One start after the best outing of his career, Josh Tomlin tumbled back to reality.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Crew rally to tie Rapids 1-1


COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Ethan Finlay took advantage of a defensive mistake to give the Columbus Crew a 1-1 tie with the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.

In the 76th minute, Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers attempted a cross-field back pass to his defense, but Jairo Arrieta stole it and fed the trailing Finlay for a shot that rolled into the far corner.

Immediately after the pass, Powers put both hands on his head.

Colorado (7-5-5) scored in the 59th minute when Marvell Wynne curled in a cross to Vicente Sanchez that went in off Columbus defender Eric Gehrig for an own goal.

Columbus (4-5-8) has played to four straight ties.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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